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by howeinuk
Sat Feb 13, 2010 10:23 am
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: Jamieson/Streets et al. Snap bandits
Replies: 45
Views: 13649

SNAP Machine

(Snap topic merged - Site Admin) I have been offered a SNAP wall machine in working condition. Can anyone give me any information about them? There are two holes on the top of the cabinet, approx 50mm in diameter. Would there have been lights or a top flash? What would be a reasonable amount to pay...
by howeinuk
Sun Apr 13, 2008 7:30 am
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Electroplating (chrome, nickel etc.)
Replies: 96
Views: 27576

Re: Chroming

I use Marque Restore, Unit 4, Shilton Inudstrial Estate, Bulkington Road, Shilton, Coventry CV7 9JY. Ph 024 7662 2225 They specialise in restoration work for cars and bikes .... and my stuff! They are not cheap, but do a good job and to date I have never had any proble...
by howeinuk
Wed Dec 26, 2007 9:33 am
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Pussy Shooter
Replies: 2
Views: 1536

Pussy Shooter

I need some help with my 'British American' Pussy* Shooter. I think there are some bits missing related to the area where the gun sits (see image). I surmise that there should be a piece of horizontal glass that fits between the two brass slots and either a glass or perspex shield that would have a ...
by howeinuk
Sat Sep 15, 2007 8:27 am
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Back flash restoration
Replies: 4
Views: 2497

I have successfully reproduced many different backgrounds. The existing background is scanned, usually with a series of A4 size scans, then using the appropriate software "joined up and corrected, missing bits re-drawn, recoloured (the original is usually coloured) etc". This is beyond my ...
by howeinuk
Mon May 28, 2007 11:35 am
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Isle of Man Steer-a-ball
Replies: 8
Views: 4238

Isle of Man Steer-a-ball

Has anyone got any photos of the playfield and / or the backboard for one of these machines? The cabinet is metal, and the playfield is a one piece aluminium casting.

Any info on the manufacturer, dates etc. would be appreciated.
by howeinuk
Thu Dec 21, 2006 6:42 am
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Bingola - Help Needed
Replies: 0
Views: 2375

Bingola - Help Needed

Can anyone help me get my Bingola to work? Symptoms are - when you have a winning line, the bell rings but doesn't stop ringing, and it doesn't pay out. A man with pinball machine expertise is looking at it, and has diagnosed a problem. Pinball man thinks there should be a device which should pulse ...